Current Vacancies

Clerk to Governors 

3 hours /week (flexible working pattern)

Salary: £25,000 - £34,999

Closing Date - Monday 29th January 2024

The Governing Body are looking to appoint a clerk who is reliable, confident, and good with people and with an interest in school governance. You will need skills in good administrative practice and experience of minute taking. You will also need to be confident in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and email and have access to a computer and the internet.

The school benefits from spacious modern premises and is situated in the heart of the village, near both Haywards Heath and Burgess Hill.  We are a very popular, oversubscribed school and pride ourselves on being friendly and welcoming with a strong ‘community ethos’

Responsibilities will include working effectively with the Chair of Governors, Headteacher and other governors to secure the continuity of governing body business and to advise on procedural and legislative matters to ensure the governing body works to the legal framework. An understanding of confidentiality is also essential for this role.

Tasks include the preparation and circulation of papers, attendance at meetings and minute taking; maintaining a business calendar including policy reviews. 

The role will be recruited to under the Clerking Service Protocol; applicants must either hold a relevant award (BTEC level 3 in Clerk to the Governing Body or equivalent) or be prepared to work towards the East Sussex Clerk to Governors Accreditation Scheme, for which funding and training will be provided.

The successful candidate will be flexible, well-organised, have a sense of humour and a can-do attitude and is able to manage workload and prioritise effectively.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and are strongly encouraged. Please contact the school on 01444 471393 or email the to make an appointment, or for any other queries regarding this position.

If you are want to apply, please complete the application form.

Teaching Assistant 
£22,737 (pro rata) To: £ £23,500 (pro rata)
Closing date Friday 15.03.24 12 noon .
Interviews will be held Wednesday 20.03.24
Wivelsfield Primary School and Nursery has a vacancy for a part time Teaching Assistant to start as soon as possible. Situated in the heart of Wivelsfield Green, near both Haywards Heath and Burgess Hill, the school is single form entry. It benefits from spacious modern premises, with extensive grounds, and is a very popular, oversubscribed school. We pride ourselves on being friendly and welcoming with a strong ‘community ethos'. You will work mainly in Key Stage One in the morning, but may be asked to support groups of children in other classes across the school in the afternoon. If you enjoy working with children in a happy environment, where no two days are the same, and would relish the fact that you can make a positive difference so the children you work with thrive both emotionally and with their learning, this could be the job for you. The successful candidate will - have a genuine passion for working to achieve the best outcomes for all children, including those with SEND - be a flexible team player - be committed to promoting high standards in all aspects of school life - be keen to engage in continuing professional development The school will offer: - a happy and supportive environment in spacious modern premises - a school that is forward thinking - good professional development opportunities If you are interested in the position(s), please call the school for further information about hours etc: 01444 471393. There are also details in the job description a which can be found in our application pack on our website: Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and strongly encouraged; please contact the school to make an appointment.